Eschscholzia californica 'Purple Gleam'

California Poppy

This group of about 10 species of brightly colored poppylike flowers includes California's state flower, the California Poppy. All herbaceous, they produce clear sap and branch from the base. Fully hardy. Requires sun and grows well in poor, very well drained soil. Propagate by seed outdoors in spring or early autumn.
Eschscholzia californica, California Poppy
It produces a generous display of unexpected lilac-purple flowers. Plant with traditional orange California Poppies for dazzling contrast, or add to a cool palette of blues and greens. Does not transplant well.

Attributes - Eschscholzia californica 'Purple Gleam'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Summer

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Eschscholzia californica, Eschscholzia californica 'Red Chief', Eschscholzia californica 'Thai Silk Mixed'
 
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